The song of the day for Monday, December 13, 2021, is “Return To Me (Regresa a Mi).”
It is with sadness that The Year of Tony Bennett learned that Vicente Fernández, Tony Bennett’s duet partner for today’s song, passed away in Guadalajara, Mexico today. He was 81 years old.
About This Song
“Return To Me” was written in 1957 by Carmen Lombardo and Danny DiMinno. It was first recorded by Dean Martin, in January 1958, and to this day, the song remains strongly identified with Martin. “Return To Me” was featured in a 2000 film of the same name.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Vicente Fernández recorded “Return To Me (Regresa a Mi)” in 2012 for the album Viva Duets.
“Return To Me (Regresa a Mi),” as well as Viva Duets is available on Apple Music.
This charming video documents Bennett’s visit to Fernandez’s ranch and the recording of today’s song.